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This blog marks the beginning of a new series on our blog. Unlike our new X-perience series, which focuses on sharing our engineers' experience on specifics, the X-periment series will contain ideas, contrasting opinions, and discussions on other topics, where we aim to give a broader as opposed to in-depth overview. So, without further ado, let us dive right in. Integration testing is one of those topics where opinions often clash. What should [...]

Some consider it an unholy arcana. Others hail it as the future of programming. What cannot be denied, however, is that, with the advent of Redux and Elm, the interest in functional programming has exploded. We have talked with an X-Teamer who has been a part of the functional programming community for a long time. Michal Kawalec, a dedicated member of the Haskell community, has shared with us his thoughts on all things FP. Michal, thank you for [...]

One of the best ways to stay on top of a new tech like React is to subscribe to newsletters curated by people actually working with that new tech. Searching for the most important React tutorials, news and tips is time consuming when you should be focusing your time on learning. This is where newsletter come in handy. We recommend subscribing to this full list first, and then unsubscribing from the ones you don't like. You won't really know which [...]

Today we’re excited to welcome five new members to the League of the Extraordinary, the honorary group of X-Teamers who have proven they are true superheroes. An X-Teamer is only able to unlock their superhero once they’ve consistently shown they know how to unleash their potential through various personal achievements. With Heroes Pack 23, we honor Juan Enrique Jimenez. (Dominican Republic), Dylan Coffey (USA), Diego Ferreira (Brazil), Henrique [...]

There are about 1 million results on Google for "React Tutorial", so needless to say it can be hard to find the right tutorial to spend your time with. And while I can't say these are the best tutorials ever written, they are definitely the ones that we used (or ended up writing ourselves) to become great React developers. SurviveJS: Become a React Master The SurviveJS guide to React is a great way to get up and running with React, helping you bu [...]